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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Carriage \Car"riage\, noun [OF. cariage luggage, carriage, chariage carriage, cart, baggage, F. charriage, cartage, wagoning, fr. OF. carier, charier, F. charrier, to cart. See {Carry}.]

1. That which is carried; burden; baggage. [Obs.]

David left his carriage in the hand of the keeper of the carriage. --1. Sam. xvii. 22.

And after those days we took up our carriages and went up to Jerusalem. --Acts. xxi. 15.

2. The act of carrying, transporting, or conveying.

Nine days employed in carriage. --Chapman.

3. The price or expense of carrying.

4. That which carries of conveys, as: (a) A wheeled vehicle for persons, esp. one designed for elegance and comfort. (b) A wheeled vehicle carrying a fixed burden, as a gun carriage. (c) A part of a machine which moves and carries of supports some other moving object or part. (d) A frame or cage in which something is carried or supported; as, a bell carriage.

5. The manner of carrying one's self; behavior; bearing; deportment; personal manners.

His gallant carriage all the rest did grace. --Stirling.

6. The act or manner of conducting measures or projects; management.

The passage and whole carriage of this action. --Shak.

{Carriage horse}, a horse kept for drawing a carriage.

{Carriage porch} (Arch.), a canopy or roofed pavilion covering the driveway at the entrance to any building. It is intended as a shelter for those who alight from vehicles at the door; -- sometimes erroneously called in the United States {porte-coch['e]re}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

carriage

noun

1: a railcar where passengers ride [syn: {passenger car}, {coach}, {carriage}]

2: a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses [syn: {carriage}, {equipage}, {rig}]

3: characteristic way of bearing one's body; "stood with good posture" [syn: {carriage}, {bearing}, {posture}]

4: a machine part that carries something else

5: a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around [syn: {baby buggy}, {baby carriage}, {carriage}, {perambulator}, {pram}, {stroller}, {go-cart}, {pushchair}, {pusher}]


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